Archetype Group and AIA Associés Form Partnership to Deliver World-Class Healthcare Facilities

Archetype Group, a leading multi-disciplinary construction consultancy in South East Asia, announced today its new partnership with AIA Associés. AIA Associés, who recently opened an office in Beijing, is a French-based firm specialized in the development of high-quality and technical healthcare facilities. The purpose of such alliance is to bring together the regional expertise of […]

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B718m loan approved for Uttaradit-Laos link – Border trade with Xayaburi set to boom

The Thai government has approved a soft loan to Laos for a 33-kilometre road from the Phudu checkpoint in Uttaradit province to Paklai in the Lao province of Xayaburi. The project is being implemented to boost two-way trade, especially the import of commodities. The total cost of construction is estimated at 718 million baht. A […]

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Laos: no work on Xayaburi dam until green concerns solved

Laos said yesterday it would not make a final decision on construction of the Xayaburi dam in the main stream body of the Mekong River before approval by the international community and countries in the Lower Mekong basin over environment concerns. Work on the site by the Thai construction company Ch Karnchang was just preparation, […]

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Ch.Karnchang says Controversial Xayaburi dam project has begun

 The controversial Xayaburi hydro-electric dam project in northern Laos may have already begun, despite countries, including Cambodia, requesting further studies to assess possible negative effects on Lower Mekong communities. According to a statement released on its website late on Tuesday, Thai development firm Ch.Karnchang said it was due to begin building the dam on March […]

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Wind power in Thailand: Wind farm plans for 2,000 MW

Wind Energy Holding Co (WEH), Thailand’s first private wind turbines operator, is proceeding with plans to invest 40 billion baht in seven wind turbines farms over the next four years. Board chairman Noppon Suppipat said the company is now developing the first three projects _ Huay Bong 2 and 3 in Nakhon Ratchasima and Watabak […]

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